Trim Levels of the RAM 1500

Trim Levels of the RAM 1500

Written by Shively Motors of Shippensburg

There are a ton of reasons that the RAM 1500 is one of our favorite trucks. It continues to dominate the competition with its powerful mix of engines and advanced technological features for starters. In 2021, the tech features for the RAM 1500 are even better as you can option the massive pickup with a driver head-up display, an available digital rearview mirror, and a trailer reverse control system that can steer the truck for you as you back your trailer into a parking space. Also new this year is the TRX trim, which comes with its own powerful engine and several spectacular performance-enhancing features. There are seven trim levels available for the 2021 RAM 1500, and each has an amazing amount of features. Continue reading as we go over all of them.


Kicking off the RAM 1500 trims is the Tradesman trim, which, like most trims, comes with a large selection of engine options. Coming standard is a strong 3.6-liter V6 that comes with a stout 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. The engine comes standard with an eTorque system, which helps improve fuel economy. Optional is a 5.7-liter V8 that pumps out an impressive 5.7-liter V8 that rips out 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. On the V8, the eTorque is optional. There is a diesel option for the RAM, and it's a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 that makes 260 horses and an amazing 480 lb-ft of torque. Each engine pairs nicely with a smooth sailing eight-speed automatic transmission. Features for the Tradesman include 18-inch steel wheels, a 5-inch touchscreen, air conditioning, trailer sway damping, and a six-speaker stereo.
  • 3.6-Liter V6 Engine
  • 5-Inch Touchscreen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Trailer Sway Damping

Big Horn

Next up is the Big Horn, which ups things a little bit with 18-inch aluminum wheels, foglights, and a 60/40-split-folding rear seat. There are quite a few options available, including an 8.4-inch or 12-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability.
  • 18-Inch Aluminum Wheels
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • 8.4-Inch or 12-Inch Touchscreen
  • Foglights
Big Horn


If you are looking for a ton of off-road features, the Rebel has you covered with things such as more aggressive styling, LED exterior lighting, large all-terrain tires, upgraded shocks, suspension tuning, hill descent control, four underbody skid plates, and an electronic locking rear axle.
  • Large All-Terrain Tires
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Underbody Skid Plates
  • Electronic Locking Rear Axle


Once you move up to the Laramie and the Longhorn, you will be greeted with many luxury items. The Laramie comes with a standard 8.4-inch touchscreen, power mirrors, leather upholstery, and heated and ventilated front seats. The Longhorn provides you with more terrific luxury items such as side steps, reclining heated rear seats with under storage, and a spray-in bedliner with in-bed lighting.
  • Standard 8.4-Inch Touchscreen
  • Heated and Ventilated Seats
  • Side Steps
  • Reclining Rear Seats


The Limited combines the tech features from previous trims with the luxury items from the Longhorn and the Laramie as the trim brings you a standard 12-inch touchscreen, four-corner air suspension, wireless charging pad, and premium leather bucket seats. You also get a ton of power via the 5.7-liter V8, which comes standard on the Limited.
  • Standard 5.7-Liter V8
  • Wireless Charging Pad
  • Premium Leather Bucket Seats
  • Standard 12-Inch Touchscreen


The last trim level in the RAM 1500's lineup is the all-new TRX, which comes with a massive supercharged 6.2-liter V8 that makes a whopping 702 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque and pairs with a smooth eight-speed automatic transmission. As for features, the TRX comes with a head-up display, reverse steering control, and RamBox cargo storage. 
  • Supercharged 6.2-Liter V8
  • Reverse Steering Control
  • Head-Up Display
  • RamBox Cargo Storage


Purchase the RAM 1500 at Shively Motors of Shippensburg

There is a lot to love about the all-new RAM 1500, from the multiple engine options to the seven trim levels with many tech and luxury items. We know you want to take a test drive of this amazing pickup, so head down to Shively Motors of Shippensburg and schedule one with our amazing sales team. If you find a trim of the RAM 1500, you like be sure to visit our finance department where we will help you get the best deal possible. Can't make it down to the dealership? Be sure to check out our entire RAM 1500 inventory here on our website.

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